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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To remove the crown of (a tree).

Usage examples (30)
  • On this side it is all canals, bogs, and pollards, and the eternal mud.
  • Scarcely any tree coppices more vigorously or makes more useful pollards on dry grass land.
  • The line dwindled as the shorn pollards gave up their withes to bind the vines to the dwarf maples.
  • I'm also not sure that our recent spate of laughing at 'chav's' and 'vicki pollards' is particularly helping either. for more
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